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The Truth About Marijuana Onboard

coaching Oct 07, 2019
Marijuana.

Maybe you like to smoke a little weed in your off-time. It gives you a pleasant high, you don't get a hangover, and hey, you're from a place where it's legal.

But what about smoking pot on that yacht you're about to work on?

Is it legal? And if not, what are the consequences?

Can you smoke on shore on your time off the boat?

These are good questions to ask before you start that first job on a superyacht.

In Canada and several U.S. states, pot is legal for recreational use and...

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Should You Work on a Cruise Ship or a Superyacht?

career Sep 24, 2019

You've been thinking about traveling and working at sea... but what's the difference between working on a cruise ship and a superyacht? You might be wondering if there are advantages to one over the other.

 

Well, here’s a quick breakdown of the key differences between working on a superyacht and working on a cruise ship.

 

The Owners and Guests

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First off, cruise ships are owned by large corporations and filled with thousands of guests. This means that the guests...

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6 Reasons Yacht Chef is the Best Cooking Job in the World

chef Sep 10, 2019
Have you thought about working on yachts as a chef? It's an incredible opportunity to use your cooking skills to travel the world while you make some great money.

While this job requires creativity and flexibility it’s also a great opportunity if you're a restaurant or private chef looking for a new exciting career direction.

If you love food and cooking but don't have any formal experience, you could also consider starting on a small yacht as a chef/steward/ess.


Read on and learn about...

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Best Job for Water Sports and Fitness

the best things about Aug 27, 2019

Welcome back to our Best Things About series, where we dive in and share a little more information about what it’s like to work different positions on a yacht.

Today, we’re back to highlight some of the things crew love about working in the deckhand job!

 

That View

 

Living and working on a superyacht means that you’ll go to some incredibly beautiful places and see some amazing sights.

But working as deck crew ALSO means that you’re outside to experience...

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A Day in the Life of Superyacht Crew

a day in the life Jul 29, 2019

Have you ever wondered what your exact duties would be as superyacht crew? Interested in starting your new career, but still not sure if deckhand, stewardess or chef is the right choice for you?

 

If you're deciding which path to take, here are a few examples of what a day in the life might look with guests onboard, for your average deckhand and stewardess!

 

Crew Life with Guests Onboard
 

The busy season for yacht crew will fall at different times of the year depending on...

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Truth or Fiction?

career Jul 01, 2019
Maybe you’ve heard a lot of rumors about superyacht life, or you think you know the secrets of this industry. We’re here today to debunk some of the most persistent myths about working in the superyacht industry!

 

Myth: You need lots of training or experience in the industry to get a job on a yacht. If you didn’t grow up boating, you’ll never have a chance.

 

Fact: Absolutely false! Although the industry may seem confusing or difficult to break into when you...

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Becoming a Superyacht Chef

Uncategorized Jun 18, 2019

Today we’re turning our attention to one of the most coveted jobs on a superyacht -- that of the chef!

 

With the opportunity to be creative, use ingredients from local markets and the freshest foods from around the globe, and create some of the most lasting memories for yacht guests, a superyacht chef position can be a truly wonderful experience. But how to get started?

 

Lorien has a great story of becoming a superyacht chef, despite having no experience. Here’s what...

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Make Your Yachting C.V. Float To The Top!

job hunting Jun 04, 2019

So when you’re getting started in the superyacht world, you might not know how to set yourself apart from the rest of the candidates.

 

After all, so many people want to explore the world’s amazing nautical destinations - while getting paid! It can be hard to stand out among other entry-level applicants.

  

Here at FreshYacht, we give you the training and knowledge you need to break into a superyacht career. Today’s post will take you through 3 key things you...

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How To Transfer Your Skills To Superyachts

job hunting May 21, 2019

Looking to launch your career on a superyacht, but never stepped on a boat?

 

That’s okay! Once you’ve done your mandatory training, you’ll find that many skills from your previous career or life are transferable to the yachting industry.

 

Today we’ll dig into a few common skill areas that people bring to yachting -- and help you see how you can take these experiences and transfer them to your yachting resume!

 

Superior Customer Service

 

So...

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How To Get Hired In The Mediterranean

job hunting May 07, 2019

From Antibes to Palma de Mallorca, the Mediterranean is a hub for some of the most glamorous and incredible yachting destinations -- and it’s a great place to start your superyacht career.

 

FreshYacht is here to help you launch a new life on the water, and today we’re sharing our top tips on how to get hired in the Mediterranean!

 

Choose Your Port:

 

Should you head to Palma de Mallorca, or to Antibes? The good thing is, there’s not a bad choice. A lot of...

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